Irens and team win Brighton Four Stars

Congratulations to Nick Irens, Espen Erichsen, David Bakhshi, Eric Berg and Zia Mahmood (not pictured) who won the main teams event at the Brighton Congress with a match to spare. Second were Chris Cooper, Steve Raine, Ed Jones and Graeme Robertson.

In the B Final, the team of Alistair Kent, Andrew McIntosh, Jason Hackett and Justin Hackett also won with a match to spare, ahead of Bill Hirst, Jim Luck, Rhona Goldenfield and Bernard Goldenfield.

New WBF Victory Point scales come into force

The World Bridge Federation has issued new recommended Victory Point scales, and these came into force in EBU events on 1st September 2013. To help tournament directors get to grips with them we have produced a calculator tool which will give the scale (continuous, discrete and for triangular matches) for any number of boards. The EBU will be using the continuous scale for the Premier League and other trials, and the discrete scale for all other events.

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